Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy Certification

Learn how to teach individualized and group Yoga programs based on the nature of the student's Ayurvedic constitution and imbalances.

Marc Halpern (Siva)


This course emphasizes the energetics of each asana and each form of pranayama, so that the pose and the breath can be used to support balancing the physical and subtle energies of the body and mind, to help heal the client. Certified Ayurvedic Yoga Therapists can work on their own to support the healing process, hold classes in studios or work as a part of an integrative team in a healing center.

Students of this course will be introduced to:

  • Foundational Ayurvedic principles
  • Ayurvedic lifestyle
  • Ayurvedic psychology
  • Energetics of Asana & Pranayama
  • Yoga Nidra for health
  • Pratyahara as a healing tool
  • Introduction to Ayurvedic diet and nutritional concepts

Dr. Halpern will be assisted by Sri Devi (Marisa Laursen), CAS, AYT , a graduate and member of the faculty of the California College of Ayurveda with certifications as a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, Pancha Karma Specialist and Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist. She has an active clinical practice in Chino, California and is a member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association.

The course is open to all. It is ideal for Yoga teachers, Yoga practitioners and people with a background in the healing arts.